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    January 31, 2013
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would she? if she knew the truth? vincent, you haven't told her. and until you do, isn't all of this just a fantasy? captioning sponsored by cbs captioned by media access group at wgbh
you're watching cbs 5 eyewitness news on the cw. just three days before the super bowl. so what are the 49ers going through right now? vern glenn goes through the nfl experience. bay area fans beginning to descend on new orleans. the special flight that some were treated to for super bowl sunday. ♪ and the rockets red glare
>> beyonce speaks out about her inauguration performance d. she sing the national anthem live or not? good evening, i'm elizabeth cook. >> and i'm ken bastida. just hours before the big game. cbs 5's sports director, dennis o'donnell has a look at what is getting people ramped up for kickoff. dennis. >> i know you were laughing at the web cast that vernon and i were doing every night. you were laughing at it, weren't you? >> you know, it was very entertaining. >> you know who we saw tonight? the stars are coming out. we are going our web cast and joe montana comes walking down with jennifer and a couple other people. it pays to watch. anyway, beyonce tonight at the super bowl. they were doing their thing. the stars are coming out. there are football players and
there are wannabe's. we have our own wanna be. his name is vern glenn. >> for 21 years, it has been an nfl fan's interactive theme park. check the arm strength of our camera man, don hernandez. impressive. something for everyone of all ages. has true league talent ever been discovered here? >> when you drop a ball, that's like dropping money on the ground. oh man. not bad. not bad. >> actual saints cheerleader? >> yes. >> look at that camera right there. you're on in san francisco
right now. >> hello san francisco. >> is it harder than it looks? >> very hard. >> hope i don't get a nosebleed from jumping so high. yeah. >> was it good enough? >> the 49ers select vern glenn, runningback for virginia. >> unbelievable. oh. congratulations, vern. >> and then vern woke up everybody. i mean everybody gets their own press conference, including beyonce, who will perform at halftime and that means both coaching staff will have a hard time keeping their teams in the locker room. >> i'd be out there. one of their backup dances or
something. >> all my single ladies. >> if coach would allow me to watch the halftime show like i want to, to see beyonce dance, it will be fun. >> yes, they had hundreds of dancers coming in to work on the festivities for the halftime show. so you're right, it's heating up and that little montana clip i was talking about, coming up at 11:00. >> interesting to see what he has to say. >> yeah, and dennis, are you going to dance? >> oh, come on, you know i have no room. you just set me up with that. >> no, you have to. >> okay, there will be a dance live at 11:00. >> perfect. >> that a boy. >> thanks, dennis. today was a big travel day for a lot of niners fans headed to the super bowl. a couple of airlines are making the trip a little easier. airlines like southwest added
nonstop flights to the big easy. many of the people who left today couldn't afford to take the whole week off work, but one fan found a way around that. >> i'm playing hooky with my boss who is coming with me. my wife, by the way. >> and once they hit the granted ground in new orleans, bands and people handing out information are welcoming super bowl travelers to town. airport officials say the big test comes monday when as many as 50,000 fans flying out. also in the news tonight, police in alabama are still negotiating with an accused killer holding a special need kindergartener captive. the man who neighbors identify as 65-year-old jimmy lee dykes has been held up in an underground shelter since tuesday. police say he is holding a five- year-old boy that he snatched from a school bus after shooting and killing the driver. >> they stopped the bus and
mr. dyke stepped on the bus and demanded a couple children around 6 to 8 years old. as we heard the little boy fainted. >> negotiators have been talking with dyke through a pvc pipe. they are passing food and medicine to the boy. an old problem for san jose. graffiti has gotten much worse and with the recent police department cuts, some fear the tagging is only escalating. taggers covered a railroad overpass and sound walls on both sides of highway 101. it's not only along the freeways. but in neighborhoods as well. now the city is fighting back. >> so the minute they throw it up, we want to get on top of it. there is that psychological angle. not leaving it up so people reaps rewards. >> police spokesman says budget problems forced the department to eliminate the graffiti task force.
two officers ran intelligence and surveillance operations, but not anymore. nasa taking to the bay area sky to find out what is in it. several aircraft, including one, took off today to collect data on air quality. it was flying low over pollution, hot spots like interstate 680. it will study wind currents to help predict where the dirty air is coming from and where it's going. are they a testament to eternal love or dangerous eyesores that need to come down? cbs 5 reporter is there where city officials are being accused of a heartless move. kit. >> reporter: they are saying they are dousing the romance, being a killjoy. that's because they have given people six weeks warning to reclaim their so-called love lives. tomorrow, workers will show up with bolt cutters and take them off. on the main street bridge over highway 17, it is government, not love, that conquers all.
>> a big issue about nothing. i mean, it's just absurd that people with coat something so insignificant. >> back in august, kim and caroline celebrated their wedding anniversary with this, a personal inscription. they were the first to attach it to the bridge and town as a symbol of their marriage of 30 years. >> symbolizes unity of us and a permanence. after we're long gone, that lock should stay in place. >> so called love locks are a european tradition. people attach them to bridges and throw away the keys. word spread and as many as 28 locks appeared by the end of the year. they thought they started a trend that would last generations, but four months after it all began, the city put up a sign saying the locks were illegal and had to go. >> when it finally looked like it was going to come to an end, for some reason it sucker punched me. i was down in the dumps.
>> too many locks would weigh down the fence, which could topple over in a wind storm and fall into john coming traffic. also, offensive messages. >> what do you tell people who say you are being too careful? >> well, i don't know that you can be too careful when you talk about traffic safety and roadway safety. >> you don't buy that? >> not at all. it has nothing to do with traffic. >> and so they have reached a compromise. the new home for the lot will be at the art museum a couple blocks away. they'll have an opening ceremony on february 13. cbs 5. some people may call it effective, other say it's sports karma. how some people in the bay area are heavying differentially because of the 49ers. we know manti te'o was duked by a girlfriend.
why the man behind it all did what he did. how strange is our weather? we will be warmer than louisiana coming up tomorrow. 63 degrees for us, but how long does it stick around? i've got the answer in your updated seven-day forecast. your forecast next. ,, [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank.
[ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. across the country, as amers fear a congressional ban one weapons. but as gun sales continue skyrocketing as americans fear congressional ban on some types of weapons. cbs 5 reporter tells us, there's a different type of firearm dealer also doing a booming business right now. >> don't want to buy a gun? >> sometimes you want things
right, you have to do it yourself. >> we are flooded with orders right now. >> found a gun store in ocean side that says its business is booming. >> i like to own my own gun. >> armor is a firearm dealer with his own shop, even ar15 semi-automatic rifles. the store is only allowed to sell you the metal parts, you have to make it. >> that's where everything is going to go to make it a firearm. >> they insist this is legal in california. >> a licensed individual may make a weapon for personal use, but not for sale or distribution. >> you will not sell the weapon, the gun shop says the owner is not required to put a serial number on it, no registration. not everyone can use the shop. felons and undocumented immigrants are among those not allowed. >> if we get wind you're a
felon, we will contact somebody about it. there's a certain sense of responsibility that goes along with firearm ownership. >> on its website, that store organizes build parties where people can manufacture and assemble their own ar15. joe vasquez. do you think what you do or don't do could somehow affect the outcome of the super bowl? you're not alone. cbs 5 reporter asked 49er fans about their superstitions. >> superstition in sports has been sought rised in commercials and in the movies. but it's the real deal according to santa clara university psychologist. >> superstition has been a part of sports for as long as people have been playing games.
>> in his research with professional athletes, the nature makes them a breeding ground for superstitions, and the more likely superstitions will become part of the game plan. >> football is a really good example of a kind of sport that has a lot of uncertainty to it. there's a lot of luck involved. so that's exactly the kind of situation that gets people playing. do all kinds of superstitious activities. not only the players, but the fans. >> i promise i wouldn't get another jersey until we win another super bowl. >> how old is your last jersey? >> '94, '95. >> he wears a shirt and other team gear, but not a football jersey. >> would you be be jynxing the team? >> including never walking on the team logo in the middle of the field. seemed to work for him.
>> the most outrageous example was one baseball player who said he had been wearing the same athletic supporter for four years. >> can we say that's your lucky beanie? >> yes. i will be wearing it in the game. >> he will be working overtime, as most superstitious fans would say, it can't hurt. cbs 5. >> all those things will make a huge difference. and beer will be the big seller this weekend as well. did you know that the united states is now the biggest wine market in the world? that's right. according to an industry analyst, americans now consume 13% of the world's production. a lot of it comes from overseas, but u.s. production is also increasing to meet the demand. that is good news for bay area growers. tablet computers made their biggest road against pc's so
far. holiday season shipments of tablet computers reached a record 52.5 million. that's up 75% from a year ago. compare that to shipments of pc's. the increase in competition means apple's market share is slipping. sales of inipad fell 9% over the last year, while second place, samsung, gained. >> all right, we're talking ipads and wine and super bowl superstitions. how about weather? >> how about some sunshine? we have cornered the market on sunshine. we have snow. we've got rainstorms. we've got wind storms. for us, nothing but sunshine. sunshine leads to a clear evening. all those l.e.d. lights on. march 5, maybe you have been out to see them. scanning the sky. we have the radar from the national weather service, strongest one in town.
cbs 5 high definition doppler, nothing dry as we wrap up the driest january ever. that's the third dryer ever. less than 1 inch of rain for the entire month. tonight, we're dry, upper 30s. san jose down to 43. waking up tomorrow. lauren has the forecast for you. water vapor, what's going on? i'll show you where it is. it's up all heading toward british columbia. all the moisture. there's always moisture and storms in the pacific. hitting a wall and being taken to the north. it's a good offensive lineman, blocking everything from getting closer to us. well, the offensive line is strong and it's not going it be moving. so we'll be protected from all those days. i see a pattern change, but not until wednesday or thursday.
several more dry days. clear night, sunny day, mild all the way through monday, showers coming, but not until late next week. oakland 67. campbell's 68. fremont 66. sunny skies with a high of 64. and san francisco, pet lieu nay r ma 6789 everybody in the mid to low 60s. next week, we'll start out in the mid to upper 60s. likely not until next week. >> a lot of barbecuing on? >> the scent of cooked food in the air. >> good timing. thanks, paul. >> it's time to show pictures from our viewers, showing their 49er spirit. >> eight-year-old athena and
their ingle wearing their pride. >> 49ers are number one. >> next up, elijah. >> and maine la nay from east zap jose. keep those photos coming. we'll try it get as many on as we can between now and game time. ♪ oh say can you see >> she really singing? up next, beyonce answers the question everyone has been asking. look at you guys with your fancy-schmancy
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it. >> and cbs 5 reporter shows us she got right to the point. >> did beyonce sing at presidential inauguration or was she lip-syncing? beyonce belted out her answer to the burning question. >> would you guys mind standing? ♪ oh say can you see >> and when she was done. >> any questions? >> the 31-year-old pop star admitted she did sing along to a prerecorded track on inauguration day. >> i am a perfectionist and one thing about me, i practice until my feet bleed. due to the delay, due to no proper sound check, i did not feel comfortable taking a risk. it was about the president and the inauguration and i wanted to make him and my country proud. >> as for the super bowl.
>> i will absolutely be singing live. this is what i was born to do. >> she won't be singing this. ♪ and the home of the brave ♪ the brave >> all right, so a little demo. she says it's hard to do with the marine corps band, so let's just see how difficult it is to lip-sync. we'll play an audio track that sharon will mouth. she already recorded it. she'll mouth the words to see if she can keep up with her own recording. hit it. >> three, two, one. >> she won't say whether she will be joined by her husband or divulge her song list. >> that was perfect. very good. >> it's a lot harder with
music. >> yeah, well, if you're laying in bed watching a newscast -- >> you can't tell. >> what's next? very good, thank you. >> sure. well done. the man behind the manti te'o fake girlfriend hoax says he did it because he was in love with the notre dame linebacker. he tells dr. phil he knew the hoax was cruel, but he developed feelings for the football player. >> i grew feelings. i grew emotions that i sooner or later couldn't control anymore. i tried every other way to end this. i tried this lie and this lie, but nothing would work. >> te'o had no part in the scam and says he didn't carry out the hoax. he eventually confessed to te'o because he could no longer maintain the cherade.
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for super bowl forty seven. today's big press conferencd nothing to do with the forty niners or ravens... kickoff can't come soon enough for super bowl xlvii. today's big press conference didn't have anything to do with the 49ers or ravens. >> what color is your toothbrush? >> i love your question. that is truly multicolored. it's blue and white, i think. >> rivetting. welcome back danny boyle. the shark veteran defenseman scores the goal. improve to 7-0. stove currie out for the second game. late in the 4th, jarrett jack
knocks down the 3. the warriors beat the mavs. the full monte picks up his 100th career win. beat oregon state 71-68. >> how about a little golf? scotts dale, phil mickelson flirted with history. he had a chance for a 59, but his put on the final hole, he can't believe it. he finished with a lead. we think it's wonderful. still did it one other time. >> wow. >> that was good. ,,,,